Holiday stories, books, poems, and more

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“Good Day” is a poem by Max Burchett that introduces the concept of a new holiday, referred to as “Good Day," that is being promoted as a national day “for doing a little extra good." This proposed national day serves as a reminder for people to engage in small or… Read More
She cycled up to me as I waited in the shade. Read More
I clear out certain things from my mind, even though they are still there. My poem. Read More
This holiday focused story follows Gail as she works her job on Christmas day and often disappoints her family. Read More

Short Story / Romance

March 24, 2023

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I still can’t believe she’s gone. Read More

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"Funny! Fine piece of writing h j, No QR code on me!" Read More

The first draft of this came out all in one piece on Thanksgiving morning last year. It has been edited and worked on and changed significantly since then. I'm close to calling this the final draft. Read More
Valentine's Day, or VD as I call it, is next week. I have written some odes to this manufactured holiday, and thought I would share one. This is a quick little diddy asking the question to which we all want the answer: WTF is love anyway? I thought I would… Read More

Short Story / Other

January 25, 2023

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A Place Where I Can Breathe Read More
All two kids want is a cat for Christmas. Will something magical happen to grant their wish? Read More
Two roommates decide to invent a new holiday – Gripestaking – and hide out from their families on Thanksgiving. Will the new holiday stick? Read More
It's Christmas time in the Flameburg house. Jingle, a young border collie, can't wait for dinner! A heartwarming story about a family who learns the true meaning of Christmas, "Christmas Spirit" is sure to fill the holes in your heart! Read More
hi all! hope your all enjoying the dreary weather! we love it here and hope it doesn't end! because we aren't going to enjoy the journey home because its as bliss as heaven here! here's the down low on our holiday before we sent out our postcards! love you loads… Read More
A department store Santa receives an unusual Christmas wish. Read More
|3X FEATURED| After being trapped in a snowflake pendant for one-hundred years, Jack Frost must return in order to refreeze the North Pole before Christmas. When he meets six-year-old August Melody Carter, he learns that his task requires a sacrifice that involves him. *** Christmas is two weeks away, but… Read More

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A nice reminder of why online shopping was invented. Read More
A short story for a book series I wrote a few years ago...Hope you enjoy it Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! Christmas, it’s supposed to be a time to believe, a time for the darkness to let go of the children for just one night, just one day. Though the… Read More
A new member of a neighborhood becomes obsessed with making the perfect cookies for a holiday exchange. She then finds out her impressions of the simple tradition are very wrong. It is much more important than she imagined. Read More
A young college student brings a surprise to a holiday gift exchange. The gift ends up in the wrong little hands. Or does it? Read More
This piece is a introduction for a book, called The Christmas Time-Traveler which I'm posting on here to see if anyone would be interested in reading and would like to get opinions and feedback on Read More
A hair stylist gets two very different perspectives from two different clients on what happened during a Thanksgiving dinner. A fun story about attitudes, relationships, and newly discovered identities. Read More

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Holidays can be fun: if spent with the right people. Read More

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Another meeting of the Lady's Club. Read More

Book / Poetry

September 04, 2021

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Have some fun in the sun! | Welcome to 'Summer Loving,' a collection of poetry about enjoying the summer season with the one you love. Each piece tackles a vacation scene that, once the pandemic is over, we can hopefully safely go back to. In the meantime, feel free to… Read More
A poem about patience and longing, from a long time ago. Read More

Tags: feelings, holiday

Every single day can be a holiday! Just try and look. Here you find holidays, big or small! Read More

Tags: holiday

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I kinda hate Christmas. Don't get me wrong, I’m not some anti-Santa flower-puss. It's just... Since the accident, it's hard to get happy. [Matt's POV. Grazing the Sky spin-off. Knowledge of Grazing the Sky optional but recommended.] Read More
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